Fashionable and functional gym attire is now acceptable street wear and fitness fanatics like to feel stylish during before and after their workout. And while some may still find it baffling that people pay so much for gym leggings that end up drenched in sweat, studies have shown that wearing new gym kit can enhance your performance.
Dr Jonathan Fader, a sports psychologist, says that when we put on new fitness gear we begin to get into character, similar to an actor putting on a costume; an effect that can result in improved motivation, focus and gains.
If you want to up your gym game and your style take a look at these top ten leggings on the market at the moment.
If fashion is your thing, check out our post on designer activewear here
Lorraine McCulloch is one of the best known and respected fashion stylists in the country .
Her CV spans 20 years and includes working with Coleen Rooney, Patsy Kensit, Alex Gerrard, Jaqueline Gold , Michelle keegan, Brooke Vincent, Amber Davies and many more.
She has shot with countless publications including : Hello, Look, Closer, OK , Heat , Daily mirror, Sunday Express Magazine , You Magazine, Red magazine.
One of Lorraines career highlights includes producing Isabella Blows inaugural shoot for fashion bible Tatler.
She has also styled music videos for Atomic Kitten, Professor Green, Nicky bella and Herd&Fitz.
Lorraine’s commerical credits include work with one of the more famous footballers in the world: Cristiano Ronaldo.
She has also done commerical styling with Coleen Rooney for Littlewoods and Patsy Kensit for Weightwatchers.
She helped to set up and judge the Aintree Ladies Day style competition for five years
Lorraine has twice been featured in the coveted Times Capital of Culture “Movers &Shakers” list